Contributed Erin Epp won a provincial silver medal and set a club record at the UBC Aquatic Centre.

Provincial medals for KWIC swimmers

Erin Epp and Axana Merckx earn medals at BC Senior Winter Open Provincials.

The Kelowna-West Kelowna Integrated Club (KWIC) brought home three medals and a handful of top 10s from Swim BC Senior Open Provincials last weekend in Vancouver.

At the UBC Aquatic Centre, Erin Epp shaved off a second in her 50 breaststroke, taking the silver medal while also breaking the girls 13-14 club record previously held by Kierra Smith.

Axana Merckx dropped a second in her 50 back, swimming to a silver medal and a new Canadian National and trial time. She also broke club records in both the 50 back and 200IM. Axana added a bronze medal in the 100 back and a fifth place finish in the 200IM.

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Molly Hill swam to ninth place finishes in 200 fly and 100 back and broke the club record in the girls 15-17 50 fly.

Andrea Kraetzer swam to a fourth place finish in 50 free.

Other swimmers posting best times were Matthew MacDonald and Jasper Stone.

Axana Merckx and Molly Hill will be travelling to Montreal April 3 for the Canadian Swimming Championships. The following weekend, KWIC will send 19 swimmers to Victoria for the Western Canadian Championships.

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